What would you give to have peace of mind?
Would you give up that corporate career, that nice looking brother on your arm, or your best friend who comes with a ton of emotional baggage? If you answered yes to any of these questions, you are on the right path.
How important is it to you to live your life whole…without regrets, stress or fear?
Emotional freedom starts with asking those important questions that we are so often afraid to ask ourselves.
We are often too afraid to think about what emotional freedom means. It may mean giving up something that you love for peace of mind. It also means operating from a space of wholeness, fearlessness, and love.
How can you achieve it? By using these four tips on a daily basis to help you on your journey.
1. Practice Forgiveness
Many of you have not experienced emotional freedom because you are holding on to unforgiveness; so much so that you are willing to sacrifice your own happiness to remain angry at someone.
Let’s be honest, more than likely the recipient of your unforgiveness doesn’t even know that you are harboring these feelings. They are able to sleep at night, while you toss and turn. If you wish to operate in freedom you must learn to forgive and release the anger. Forgiveness isn’t for the other person. Contrary to popular belief, it is for you.
2. Love without Boundaries
When was the last time you told someone how much you love them? We take it for granted that our loved ones and friends will live forever. Yet, the reality is we don’t know what God’s plans are for us.
While you have the gift of your family and friends, make sure you express how important they are to you and what an important role they play in your life.
3. Let God be the Head of Your Life
Need I say more? It is natural to want to control every part of your life from business and personal relationships to finances, and health. We push ourselves to achieve more, obtain more, make people like us, and achieve a certain status.
While it is nice to have dreams and work toward your goals, there comes a time in your life when you will have to let go and let God.
No matter how much you try to control and manipulate every part of your life, if it doesn’t fit in with God’s plans it will not come to fruition.
4. Find your Sweet Spot
Finding your sweet spot means spending time seeking those things that bring you happiness and meaning. Are you living or are you simply existing?
Existing often comes out of routine and working at things to meet your basic needs. Living, on the other hand, means operating at your fullest potential.
Find that thing that brings you happiness and allows you to operate in your most authentic space. If you enjoy poetry, write some. If photography is your thing, take a walk in nature and you will have all the inspiration you need.
Whatever you do, don’t just exist but truly LIVE!
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